Player Fantasy Projection
Damien Williams 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Damien Williams Bio & Career Stats
Position: Running Back
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|Damien Williams 2016 Fantasy Projection
||*Avg Games Played
||2015 Fantasy Ranking
|2016 Bye Week
||Head Coach Change
||**Coming Off Injury
||Depth Chart Change
||Higher Fantasy Avg then League
||Harder Schedule in 2016
||Better Defenses in 2016
||Better Rush Defenses in 2016
||Better Against Sub 500 Teams
|Damien Williams Previous Years Stats
|Year||Team||Gms||Recs||Rec Yds||Rec Tds||Pass Yds||Pass Tds||Rush Yds||Rush Tds||FGs||XPs||Fan Pts||Fan Pts Avg|
|Damien Williams 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Damien Williams has been below his fantasy projection 2 straight years. His best fantasy RB ranking was #83 in 2014.
Williams fell below his previous year fantasy game average last year.
, and he was ranked the 281st most consistent player overall.
Career Experience Outlook:
Williams is entering his 3rd year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, RBs in their 3rd year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.29 from their 2nd year.
Throughout his career Williams has averaged 4.04 fantasy pts per game less than the league RB average. The average fantasy pts per game by RBs in 2015 was 5.60.
Depth Chart Change:
No Change in Depth Chart.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.11) pts per game for Williams. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Lamar Miller (2015 Avg: 10.44 Pts/Game) has left the team and Jay Ajayi (2015 Avg: 3.24 Pts/Game) and Gabe Hughes have been added to the starting lineup. At the Wide Receiver position: Rishard Matthews (2015 Avg: 5.75 Pts/Game) has left the team and DeVante Parker (2015 Avg: 5.34 Pts/Game) is now starting. At the Tight End position: Dion Sims (2015 Avg: 1.12 Pts/Game) is now starting. Along the Offenisve Line: Dallas Thomas is no longer starting, John Denney has left the team and Ja'Wuan James, Billy Turner and Laremy Tunsil have been added to the starting lineup.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Williams plays this year (95 - 97 - 0 0.495%) will be more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule from last season (90 - 118 - 0 0.433%), and last season's teams gave up more points (5,004) compared to this season's teams (4,217) so this could mean less fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Williams had a lower fantasy avg (1.22 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (1.43 pts/game), so with a more difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be an indication of less points.
From a defensive standpoint, Williams will face defenses that are stronger this year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 13.92 - 5 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 17.85 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses), and last season's teams gave up more rushing yards (112 yds/game - 3 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense) compared to this season's teams (104 yds/game - 6 Top 10 Defenses and 1 Top 5 Defense).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Williams has been a quick starter. On average his best 4 game stretch is the first 4 games of the year (2.27 pts per game), followed by the 3rd quarter (2.21 pts per game), 4th quarter (2.09 pts per game) and 2nd quarter (1.13 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 16 (5.98 pts per game), week 2 (4.58 pts per game) and week 7 (1.45 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 12 (0.23 pts per game), week 15 (0.55 pts per game) and week 14 (0.65 pts per game).